2019 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 Detailed Review with Ionity charger demonstration

FULL STORY: www.caradvice.com.au/755789/2019-mercedes-benz-eqc-400-review/?MERCEDESBENZ&YT_DESC
Is this Mercedes-Benz EQC the new benchmark in luxury electric vehicles? We look forward to getting it through our garage for a proper comprehensive test, but, either way... it's a positive sign of things to come and shows Mercedes-Benz is heading in the right direction for an assault on the EV segment.
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  • Alexandre THOMAS
    Alexandre THOMASMonth ago

    What color is it in this video?

  • Omar Alfonso
    Omar AlfonsoMonth ago

    It’s sucking up everything beautifully.

  • chat2stephen Oz
    chat2stephen OzMonth ago

    EVs need to be more affordable.

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    Month ago

    They'll get there!

  • Alex Leung
    Alex Leung2 months ago

    good luck posting this video now haha. No one cares about the Ev market

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    2 months ago

    Yeah - they do.

  • RED DRAGON
    RED DRAGON3 months ago

    BEAUTIFUL.

  • Fog
    Fog3 months ago

    you will have to wait to 8:15 until some actual reviewing happens.

  • Roman Xamdamov
    Roman Xamdamov3 months ago

    Very fast electromobile

  • HookersAreGood
    HookersAreGood6 months ago

    Why are you in Norway?

  • Ricardo Grade
    Ricardo Grade8 months ago

    450km range???

  • mrfunkington
    mrfunkington8 months ago

    That "Huge Mercedes Benz Symbol" is actually the cars front radar, its not just because they are quite proud of their car. Really low end superficial review...

  • Mircea Rosculet
    Mircea Rosculet8 months ago

    Great car... But if i see another center console in that awful piano black trim il trow up

  • Art Key
    Art Key9 months ago

    I can’t help but feel that the Merc already looks old, even compared to a 2012 Model S. The lcd screen looks great in the A-class, but here it just looks ordinary. Resolution, functionality, speed.... No frunk, ancient interior space usage, transmission tunnel!?! I’m a Benz fan, C63, G-class, SLS, epic motors. Is it wrong for me to expect more from the world’s most experienced car manufacturer? Not a Tesla troll, because I like the eNiro. Even considering to that one have alongside our Model S.

  • Philip Claeys

    Philip Claeys

    3 months ago

    I am wondering you will say the same AFTER you drove with it 😳

  • AfGun0111
    AfGun01119 months ago

    I ordered mine exactly the same color and AMG package of this baby today🤗🤗

  • Electric car & bike Norway Sweden Denmark EV
    Electric car & bike Norway Sweden Denmark EV10 months ago

    Driving Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Edition 1886 👍Amazing car. Just love it! English version. MERCEDESBENZ mercedesbenzvideo.info/chat/fYez2pmM2Kul0IA/video

  • Jason king
    Jason king11 months ago

    No Matt finish paint on the options in the UK 😞

  • ASHO

    ASHO

    10 months ago

    Jason king - Get the black one, then get matte PPF.

  • Pierre Simonsson
    Pierre SimonssonYear ago

    Nothing against you as a channel but i think it is abit Odd tht you get To test this car B4 Björn Nyland Who are Specilacesed in EVs and he is from Norway do you have a conection to Mercedes Beside from that Nice rewiew.

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    Year ago

    Not sure who that is, but we were just part of the global media launch.

  • YaBoiRey
    YaBoiReyYear ago

    My left ear really enjoyed this video!

  • synczozo11
    synczozo11Year ago

    Sure. Great infotainment system. Meanwhile, your Tesla Model S has a 17 inch touch display that allows you to play a car racing game on the display using the actual steering wheel of the car.

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    Year ago

    Now all they need is to reduce the massive panel gaps 😅

  • 2nd3rd1st
    2nd3rd1stYear ago

    3:00 Always amazes me how quickly car reviewers jump on the tired "Tesla Killer" bandwagon once they find a part of a car that seems superior to a comparable Tesla. In this case the Model X and later the Model Y are superior in terms of technology and practicability but the nicer interior in the EQC "should have Tesla worried". I have the impression these guys would leave their wives for a girl that has a nicer haircut.

  • Barbara

    Barbara

    Year ago

    Totally agree with you!!!

  • lukyluke993
    lukyluke993Year ago

    Wow very informative and specific review. Sad to see that this the only electric car that was recently tested. Hopefully that changes 💪🏼

  • MY TWO CENTS
    MY TWO CENTSYear ago

    NEDC? According to NEDC my pecker is 12 inches long but in reality its only 8 inches! but don't tell my girlfriend that!! I can see how that misinformation can be beneficial!!

  • Saint Siah
    Saint SiahYear ago

    There we go again 🙄....Why should Tesla be worried 😕🤷🏾‍♂️? Before we blink....All cars will have a similar interior design to Tesla 😕. Specially if full autonomy is where the auto industry is headed.

  • goodfella21f

    goodfella21f

    11 months ago

    CarAdvice.com no its not. Mercs are overpriced money pits.

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    Year ago

    Because this is built properly.

  • Colin Fox
    Colin FoxYear ago

    I can't find any Tesla reviews on your channel. You really should do a Model X review and compare it, because the model X is objectively better in every way - better range, better passenger comfort and seating, better storage capacity, better performance, better infotainment (especially navigation) and better autopilot, not to mention better resale.

  • CarAdvice.com

    CarAdvice.com

    Year ago

    You might want to look harder. We have plenty.

  • Colin Fox
    Colin FoxYear ago

    This is a disappointing effort that will not impact Tesla's numbers at all. Like most reviewers, this reviewer confuses "interior design" with "build quality". Tesla's interiors are just fine quality wise -- they use high quality "vegan leather", aluminum, soft touch plastics and carbon fibre just like everyone else. The stitches are straight, and nothing moves that shouldn't move. The design is simpler though, and if you don't like that, well, that's personal preference, but it has nothing to do with "quality". Now let's talk features. Tesla's infotainment system is a million times better than MBUX. It's clear, simple, and you never have to tap more than 2-3 times to get what you want. MBUX makes you wander around in submenus to try to find what you need. Awful, in comparison. And the voice system just listening for the word "mercedes"? That's going to get really annoying. In the Tesla, you press a button when you want the computer to listen to you. That works way better. Why did they only offer seating for 4 adults? Or 4 adults and one amputee. In an X you can get 5, 6 or 7 seats. You can get a frunk. You get world class navigation. You get supercar acceleration and 100kms range more than this one. Why would you buy this over an X, unless you were a dyed-in-the-wool Tesla hater or Mercedes lover?

  • Tim Dohov
    Tim DohovYear ago

    fack 💩tesla

  • NotoriousLife
    NotoriousLifeYear ago

    Screw the socialist

  • HIM Solar Gate
    HIM Solar GateYear ago

    Ugly...

  • peter james
    peter jamesYear ago

    Kissing too much........

  • L C
    L CYear ago

    GLC $75k, this $150k! That’s more than the model X and It will break many people’s bank.

  • noel beggs

    noel beggs

    3 months ago

    5 years from now this my new second hand car

  • saygdaytorob

    saygdaytorob

    Year ago

    That's only a problem to those who can't afford it in the first place. Those buying, and I bet cashed up folks a plenty have ordered them, will not comment here or care. I for the record, can't afford one... :(

  • Ray Linder

    Ray Linder

    Year ago

    If you compare the quality of Model X vs any Merc, yes,, it's expected to be $150k. I have 2 Merc's and I plan to buy this one as well.

  • L C
    L CYear ago

    3:50 “I can’t hear anything out of my ears”... 3:59 “ the car is dead silent”... of course it is!

  • Top Cat
    Top CatYear ago

    Certainly not designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, I thought it was a Porsche Mecan at first glance, Interior is nice though. And how dare you upset so many viewers with only one audio channel! Now whilst it must be fun being there I am glad I am not sitting in that car with you, you sound very unwell. Get well soon

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Feeling much better now :-)

  • Kuldip Singh
    Kuldip SinghYear ago

    Yes, Australia will impose luxury tax so we will keep buying V6 and V8 engines and keep polluting the environment.

  • Secretlyanothername

    Secretlyanothername

    Year ago

    Australia should cut the luxury tax for EVs.

  • Josephat Okora
    Josephat OkoraYear ago

    Audio is baaaaad!

  • Henry Ongori
    Henry OngoriYear ago

    A Glorified Nissan Leaf...(200 mi EPA/ 150 mi real world/ 90 mi winter). I am not paying an EXTRA $50,000 for a (luxury)..."well trimmed interior". That's a poor ROI

  • Matthew Pilbrow

    Matthew Pilbrow

    Year ago

    Henry Ongori ok don’t buy one then.

  • Johnny Tampocao
    Johnny TampocaoYear ago

    The German EV cars are the best. I just don't like the Tesla design but it's the fastest at the moment.🏎🏎🏎

  • CabrioDriving
    CabrioDrivingYear ago

    So you did not even check the audio, that it's left channel mainly?

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    No, I personally didn't. Well, I actually proofed it on my phone and it sounded fine. But the audio channel missing was missed by the video team.

  • Ian
    IanYear ago

    Currently poorer Australians have to subsidise solar panels for the wealthy through higher electricity prices. Now they want us to subsidise their electric Mercedes?

  • Ian

    Ian

    Year ago

    Jonathan M I’m sorry but you are either kidding yourself or actually believe it is okay to transfer wealth from the poor to the rich. The uptake of solar has been by the wealthy and the middle class. Poor people can’t afford them. There are no means tests for the subsidies paid out from higher electricity bills resulting in money going out of the pockets of poor people and into the pockets of the rich. And environmentalists don’t care because they talk about ‘social good’ and typically aren’t poor themselves. If you are struggling to feed and clothe your kids, helping rich people pay for solar is low on your priority list regardless of the social good.

  • Jonathan M

    Jonathan M

    Year ago

    There is a marginal social benefit behind subsidising the uptake of new technologies and it's a long bow to draw to say the poor are subsidising rich Australians' solar setups. State Govs. offer subsidised energy bills too for those who need the most help. It's about smart investment; jobs in the renewables sector are already growing 20% p.a. in Australia, so having a small gov. subsidy helps not only the homeowner, but also the community, the power grid and jobs.

  • Glenn Stewart
    Glenn StewartYear ago

    Great improvements and also great to see Toyota finally joining the 5 year warranty club and Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Kudos for Toyota offering the upgrade for free, because as other manufacturers have noted, it requires new hardware that can cost quite a bit in addition to the software changes. If Toyota included the hardware already, then it begs the question why Apple CarPlay and Android Auto would not turned on from the start. The RAV-4 is most certainly made for the US market though, and it's for this reason it was released there a while ago. I am currently in Japan and note it was released here simultaneously with Australia. Similar to the Subaru, it has rugged (almost ugly looks), that work for a US market, but won't work quite as well in Australia or Japan. The interior is a big step up, but really still makes it seem like they've just caught up to where Mazda was just as Mazda ups the ante with the new 3. I think Toyota and Subaru should take a leaf out of Mazda's years of obsessing with ergonomic and physiological studies just so that the right button press and seat posture. Then again, Toyota would simply just do the same and call it a Lexus NX, then charge $25,000 extra.

  • tarnowek1
    tarnowek1Year ago

    Electric cars are rubbish

  • Luck Ding Wong
    Luck Ding WongYear ago

    Time to drop Tesla shares .... This makes anything by testla look dated

  • Danny Winget
    Danny WingetYear ago

    my left ear is dead already

  • NZsarge1
    NZsarge1Year ago

    If tax payers weren’t heavily funding the subsidies to get into an EV how many do you think they’d have sold? Answer: F all!

  • Degan Ellis
    Degan EllisYear ago

    Another quality review from one of the best reviewers out there. Even with the man flu, still smashed it! Nice work, Paul and one hell of a location for the review!

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Thank you! Feeling much better now :-)

  • Art Key
    Art KeyYear ago

    Good point about the charging infrastructure. Note that the fast charger you used is built and managed by an Australian company in Brisbane, called Tritium. They employ over 200 people here and close to 300 globally. The future of manufacturing and employment in our backyard.

  • Art Key

    Art Key

    11 months ago

    @Secretlyanothername mate I'm a happy Liberal Tesla driver. True Liberals believe in progress and change initiated by its people, not solely funded by governments. Smart Liberals talk and work with future proofing industries on PPP solutions that benefit Australians with win-win situations. On your point, don't confuse Liberalism with consertism, Cory can tell you all about what meant to him. #liberalismwillendconservatism

  • Secretlyanothername

    Secretlyanothername

    Year ago

    @Paul Maric Wow! Two chargers! That's amazing, it's so much! Nah mate, this government has consistently refused to do anything for EVs. We have one of the lowest uptakes of any developed country as a result.

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    @Secretlyanothername Given they supported and paid for the roll out of two fast DC charge stations in Victoria, I wouldn't agree with that.

  • Secretlyanothername

    Secretlyanothername

    Year ago

    But not supported by the Liberal Government. Which we just voted back in. Sorry about that.

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Yes. It's a great news story for Australian manufacturing!

  • Andy Mal
    Andy MalYear ago

    Sort out your audio guys, poor form!

  • Macio Luko
    Macio LukoYear ago

    So this is supposed to be the big, bad competition to Tesla? Are you kidding?

  • Stuart Marshall
    Stuart MarshallYear ago

    Thanks for the insight. Very impressive by Merc.

  • Kailem Jones
    Kailem JonesYear ago

    The whole idea of buying an electric car is to save money on fuel. But ... This car you ain't saving money biche

  • Tetonoko Mizukeshiru
    Tetonoko MizukeshiruYear ago

    This or the Model X?

  • Nick Pol

    Nick Pol

    7 months ago

    Tesla miles ahead of electric vehicle technology yeah MB is may be bit better in interior otherwise it’s kind of sucks battery is 80 kw Tesla offers 100kw plus all features to get as much as possible from that big battery Tesla electronics is better semi autonomous cruise controls, Tesla in car electronic suite is great Tesla charging network ( especially here in US is just great ) my main concern it’s this MB has a smaller battery and small range MB had all the time and money in the world and still Tesla done better job P.S I am not a Tesla fun boy Tesla cyber track is ugly and real shameful stunt of Tesla

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    I'll wait until I get the chance to test them back-to-back. This is far more refined than the Model X, but the Model X has this pipped on range and charge rate.

  • Alan Lau
    Alan LauYear ago

    help? watching on windows pc, there is no audio on many parts of the video! any fix planned? looks like a good vid :/

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Sorry about that - it was missed by our video team.

  • Ethan Bidner
    Ethan BidnerYear ago

    Get well soon Paul 😷🤧

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Thanks!

  • Carlo Danese
    Carlo DaneseYear ago

    You think Australia is behind? Italy is far worse

  • cartmann227

    cartmann227

    Year ago

    No Germany is the worst.

  • Tetonoko Mizukeshiru

    Tetonoko Mizukeshiru

    Year ago

    This is an Australian channel so it would only make sense to reference Australia

  • Jens T. Schultz
    Jens T. SchultzYear ago

    Fix sound

  • Christopher Dounis
    Christopher DounisYear ago

    Great review! Hope you feel better...

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Thank you! Much better now :-)

  • KL Cassidy
    KL CassidyYear ago

    Take it and go. Take it, go. Take it and go. I dont want this rubbish EV thingy on my screen.

  • Leseli Khanye
    Leseli KhanyeYear ago

    Uuuugly!!

  • cartmann227

    cartmann227

    Year ago

    And the car?

  • bruintoo
    bruintooYear ago

    NEDC is NOT a stringent cycle. 450 KM = 220 WLTP = 200 EPA.

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Yes, you're right.

  • Greg Wong
    Greg WongYear ago

    Thanks for this but whoever edited this needs to do a better QA as the dialogue out of the car at the beginning were all only on the left channel.

  • Greg Wong

    Greg Wong

    Year ago

    @Paul Maric no worries Paul. need another person on your team to do any technical or review work? :)

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Sorry about that - it was missed by our video team.

  • Wandile Tembe
    Wandile TembeYear ago

    This EV has a good range. Wonder how much will it cost here in SA 🇿🇦

  • Wandile Tembe

    Wandile Tembe

    2 months ago

    @Khwezi ZA ok thanks. Just need to know what is your figure based on ?

  • Khwezi ZA

    Khwezi ZA

    2 months ago

    Wandile Tembe around R1.6 mil

  • SDav21
    SDav21Year ago

    The audio. I can't watch in landscape on my phone because then it only plays through the top speaker. :-(

  • Jason Swift

    Jason Swift

    Year ago

    You idiot, you don't watch youtube on your phone! use a computer.

  • cowdesigner
    cowdesignerYear ago

    why is the spoken audio only on the left? the music plays both left and right.

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Sorry about that - it was missed by our video team.

  • TheDarkKnight
    TheDarkKnightYear ago

    audio issues, mono instead of stereo

  • Paul Maric

    Paul Maric

    Year ago

    Sorry about that - it was missed by our video team.

  • Greg Burville
    Greg BurvilleYear ago

    The rear is similar to the current Kia Sportage.

  • golfbuddy1969
    golfbuddy1969Year ago

    To me, it will not age well. It already looks dated in a way.

  • golfbuddy1969

    golfbuddy1969

    Year ago

    Pedro Sousa honestly I love the latest designs from MB lately, but this concept has been around for a while, and MB designers have already seemingly passed it.

  • Pedro Sousa

    Pedro Sousa

    Year ago

    Agreed. In 10 years people will say “what the heck were those guys doing with that ridiculous design”. Especially front.

  • cartmann227

    cartmann227

    Year ago

    Not at all.

  • Abel George
    Abel GeorgeYear ago

    Does anyone have this problem with this specific video??? Mine only plays in the left ear when I use earphones....it's not my earphones fault

  • Scott Gibson

    Scott Gibson

    11 months ago

    CarAdvice.com Isn’t it usually better to say “we missed this” instead of throwing your video team under the bus?

  • Monkey Mind

    Monkey Mind

    11 months ago

    Same here

  • Scott Gibson

    Scott Gibson

    Year ago

    Yes. I had to stop watching.

  • Abel George

    Abel George

    Year ago

    @CarAdvice.com all good guys, absolutely love your videos.....honestly the best reviewers in Australia

  • Jason Swift

    Jason Swift

    Year ago

    No, you just have crap audio and earphones

  • Raymond Ang
    Raymond AngYear ago

    MB collaboration with Toyota Venza.

  • Kevin L
    Kevin LYear ago

    Good review. The EQC back does remind me of the Storm Trooper. I like the full LED strip across the back, similar to new Audi A7 and current Porsche range. Since Norway is 24 times smaller than Australia, the cost to implement charge stations would be a lot less and faster. Love all the charging technology / information in the EQC, but will it work in Australia? The MBUX in the A class that we get in Australia only have 1/4 of the functions compare to the one in Europe and U.S, it can barely do anything.

  • barnzstorm2036

    barnzstorm2036

    Year ago

    Kevin Lo any idea why the A class and MBUX is shit here?

  • Tushane Williams
    Tushane WilliamsYear ago

    If this is successful. They're going to make a coupe version

  • Cam Taylor
    Cam TaylorYear ago

    awful car mb not doing things right. the back looks like if the car had a diper.

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